Alan Demmitt

Associate Professor, School Counseling and Human Services
Full-Time Faculty
School of Education and Health Sciences: Counselor Education and Human Services

  • Location: Chaminade Hall, Room 301D
  • Phone: 937-229-3608
  • Email: Contact

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Iowa State University
  • M.A., University of Louisiana, Monroe

Professional Activities

  • President of School of Education and Allied Professions, 2001-present
  • Clinical Coordinator for Counseling Programs, 2001-present
  • Coordinator of the University of Dayton Supervisor Summit, 2000, 2002, 2004-2005
  • Secretary of the Executive Committee, School of Education and Allied Professions, 1998-2001
  • Task force on the University’s Sesquicentennial Conversation, 2000-2002
  • Center for Catholic Education, Advisory Board,  2000-2004
  • Served on School Educational Leadership Committee Member, 2001, 2002
  • Faculty Development Committee, 1998-2001
  • Directed marketing survey for new master's degree in human development services
  • Ph.D. Committee, School of Education and Allied Professions, 1995-1999
  • Director of Common Ground Program, Court of Common Pleas, Logan County, Ohio, 1995-present
  • Reviewer for Catholic Education: A journal of inquiry and practice, 1998-present

Research Interests

  • Couples counseling
  • Communication
  • Family issues

Selected Publications

  • Demmitt, A. & Russo, C. (2005). Holistic counseling and religion: Questions for practice. Education Law Reporter. December 29, 2005:21-28.
  • Demmitt, A. & Russo, C., & Hunley, S. (2003). Children with ADHD, Ritalin, and the law: Recommendations for practice. Education Law Association Notes, 38(3):14-17&23.
  • Demmitt, A. & Russo, C., & Hunley, S. (2003). Children with ADHD, Ritalin, and the law: Recommendations for practice.  Education Law Reporter. January 16, 2003:415-422.
  • Demmitt, A. & Russo, C (2001). School boards and school counselors, Updating School Board Policies, 32(6):12-13.
  • Hunley, S., Demmitt, A. & Russo, C (2001). Ritalin, ADHD and the law: An overview, Updating School Board Policies, 32(3&4):4-7.
  • Hunley, S., Demmitt, A. & Russo, C (2001). Follow 10 rules regarding Ritalin in schools. The Special Educator, 17:8, 6.
  • Hall, S. & Demmitt, A. (2001). The spiritual relationship system (SRS): A framework for holistic counseling. The Journal of Healing Ministry, 8(6): 223-227.
  • Demmitt, A. & Russo, C (2001).  School violence: Legal obligations, prevention and dealing with threats. The International Journal of Educational Reform, 10(1):102-109.
  • Demmitt, A. & Hall, S. (2000). Hospitality: Creating the context for ministry. The Journal of Healing Ministry, 7(1):31-33.